You need to associate with people who inspire you, people that challenge you to raise higher, people that make you better. Don't waste your valuable time with people that are not adding to your growth. Your destiny is too important.

— Joel Osteen

The most unforgettable Joel Osteen quotes that will be huge advantage for your personal development

Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life.


Don't waste your energy trying to convince people to understand you.

Your time is too valuable to try to prove yourself to people.


The more you talk about negative things in your life, the more you call them in. Speak victory not defeat.

Joel Osteen quote Choosing to be positive and having a gra

Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life.


Difficult times don't come your way just so you can survive them;

God uses these times in your life to form and refine you.


See, when you drive home today, you've got a big windshield on the front of your car. And you've got a little bitty rearview mirror. And the reason the windshield is so large and the rearview mirror is so small is because what's happened in your past is not near as important as what's in your future.


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Never put a question mark where God has put a period.

When something is over and done, let it go and move on to the next chapter of your life.

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Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you're doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you.


When nobody else celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself.

When nobody else compliments you, then compliment yourself. It's not up to other people to keep you encouraged. It's up to you. Encouragement should come from the inside.


There are people in your path just so you can be a blessing to them.

Anytime you do good for others, you are sowing a seed for God to be good to you.


Wake up every morning with a thankful attitude. Expect something good to happen in your life today.

Joel Osteen quote Today, you can choose to be in good mood

Today, you can choose to be in good mood, or a bad mood. Give yourself permission to be happy every day.


You were never created to live depressed, defeated, guilty, condemned, ashamed or unworthy. You were created to be victorious.


You have to accept the fact that some people are never going to be for you.

Treat them with respect, but you don’t need their approval to fulfill your destiny.


Start calling yourself healed, happy, whole, blessed, and prosperous.

Stop talking to God about how big your mountains are, and start talking to your mountains about how big your God is!

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If you cannot be positive then at least be quiet.


About Joel Osteen

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Nationality American
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Birthday October 16

You must make a decision that you are going to move on.

It wont happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, ‘I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me. I’m moving on with my life.


Keep in mind, hurting people often hurt other people as a result of their own pain. If somebody is rude and inconsiderate, you can almost be certain that they have some unresolved issues inside. They have some major problems, anger, resentment, or some heartache they are trying to cope with or overcome.


Keep honoring God with your life, stay in peace, trust His timing and God will open doors that no man can shut.

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You cant hang out with negative people and expect to live a positive life


You may be in a tough time but that setback is simply a setup for a greater comeback.


Fear and faith have something in common. They both ask us to believe in something we cannot see.


When someone is rude, keep a smile on your face. when you stay on the high road.


Make the decision and say, "I'm not letting that worry in.

I'm done being upset when my plans don't work out. I'm not letting that stress in." Negative thoughts will still come to your mind, but you don't have to let them into your spirit.


God knows your value; He sees your potential. You may not understand everything you are going through right now. But hold your head up high, knowing that God is in control and he has a great plan and purpose for your life.


When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.


I DECLARE that God has a great plan for my life.

He is directing my steps. And even though I may not always understand how, I know my situation is not a surprise to God. He will work out every detail to my advantage. In His perfect timing, everything will turn out right. This is my declaration.


When you reach out to hurting people, that’s when God is going to make sure your needs are supplied. When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.


Life is flying by. You don't have time to waste another minute being negative, offended or bitter. If someone did you wrong, get over it and move forward.


If we’re going to bring out the best in people, we, too, need to sow seeds of encouragement.


You are a person of destiny. You are not here by accident. There is no obstacle too big, no dream you can't accomplish.


You've got to believe that God is in control of your life.

It may be a tough time but you've got to believe that God has a reason for it and he's going to make everything good.


Be careful what you say. You can say something hurtful in ten seconds, but ten years later, the wounds are still there.


Encouragement to others is something everyone can give.

Somebody needs what you have to give. It may not be your money; it may be your time. It may be your listening ear. It may be your arms to encourage. It may be your smile to uplift. Who knows?


God didn't make a mistake when He made you. You need to see yourself as God sees you.


You won't be free from guilt if you are constantly replaying the negative memories of your past. If you're going to replay anything, replay your victories!


Don't focus on what's wrong. Things may not be perfect, but be grateful for the opportunity to experience each day. Live each day like it could be your last.


No matter how many mistakes you've made in the past, or what sort of difficulties you struggle with now, you are destined to live in victory.


Bottom line: God will not allow any person to keep you from your destiny.

They may be bigger, stronger, or more powerful, but God knows how to shift things around and get you to where you're supposed to be.


Life is going by. Don't waste a minute being negative, offended, or bitter. Choose to be happy.


No matter how long it's been, no matter how impossible it looks, if you'll stay in faith, your time is coming.


God wants you to have a good life, a life filled with love, joy, peace, and fulfillment. That doesn’t mean it will always be easy, but it does mean that it will always be good.


At this very moment, God’s working behind the scenes in your life, arranging things in your favor. Stay in faith!


No matter what comes your way, shake it off and move forward.

When you have a positive mindset, you can't be defeated.


You were created to make somebody else’s life better.

Somebody needs your smile. They need your love, your encouragement & your gifts.


When you face difficult times, know that challenges are not sent to destroy you.

They're sent to promote, increase and strengthen you.


God knows the dreams and desires in your heart;

in fact, He gave them to you. He will order your steps and take you where you need to be.


Be the one to stand out in the crowd.


Don't use your words to describe the situation. Use your words to change the situation.


God's way is better than your way. His plan is bigger than your plan. His dream for your life is more rewarding, more fulfilling, better than you've ever dreamed of. Now stay open and let God do it His way.


You are full of potential. You are overflowing with creativity. There's nothing in your heart that you cannot accomplish.


If one dream dies, dream another dream. If you get knocked down, get back up and go again.


Learn to trust His timing. Don't get in a hurry; don't grow impatient; don't try to force doors open. Don't try to make things happen in your own strength. Let God do it His way.


Many people are unhappy and are not experiencing life to its fullest because they’ve closed their hearts to compassion, they are motivated by only what they want and what they think they need. They rarely do anything for anybody else unless they have an ulterior goal in mind. They are self-involved and self-centered.